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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY - Reunion of Rescued and Rescuer from Incident 58 Years Ago

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930
MEBrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO

With the assistance of FACEBOOK and relentless effort to meet the heroes that saved them, a brother and sister rescued by public safety personnel nearly 58 years ago will reunite with at least one of their rescuers.  The siblings, ages 2 and 3, were pulled to safety from the second floor of their burning home by an off-duty police officer and arriving firefighters.  The children survived their injuries and went about their lives.  Now, after talking about the incident throughout their adult lives they will reunite with one of the firefighters that pulled them to safety.

WHAT:               Reunion of rescued siblings with their rescuer from a fire that occurred 58 years ago

WHEN:              Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 11:00 am

WHERE:            Chillum-Adelphi Fire/EMS Station 834, 7833 Riggs Road, Adelphi, MD 20783

WHO:                 Siblings rescued from fire with family and friends, a retired firefighter that assisted       in the rescue and current members of the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Dept.

Parking available in the rear of the station.